Spring 2025

Painting I

Listed in: Art and the History of Art, as ARHA-215


Gabriel Phipps (Section 01)


An introduction to the fundamentals of the pictorial organization of painting. Form, space, color, and pattern, abstracted from nature, are explored through the discipline of drawing by means of paint manipulation. Slide lectures, demonstrations, individual and group critiques are regular components of the studio sessions. Two three-hour meetings per week.

Fall semester. Requisite: ARHA 102 or 111 or consent of the instructor. Limited to 12 students. Fall 2024: Senior Resident Artist Gloman. Spring 2025: Visiting Lecturer Phipps.

How to handle overenrollment: Preference to ARHA majors, then to seniors

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Visual analysis, independent work, oral presentation, group work, artistic work, field work, critiques.

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Other years: Offered in Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Fall 2022, Fall 2023, Fall 2024, Spring 2025